WW6387 - Health Information Services - Operations Manager - (Full-Time) - Knox Private Hospital - Wantirna VIC

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic Health Information Manager to help with the Identification and resolution of operational issues associated with the effective management of Health Information Services at Knox Private.

As Healthscope are currently in the process of rolling out a Digitised Medical Record it is envisaged this role will be chiefly responsible for the planning, implementation and development of this project.

The successful candidate will require proficient planning and organisational skills, a commitment to continued service improvement, have the ability to work with staff at all levels, and demonstration of good interpersonal and communication skills is essential.

Knox Private Hospital is a 359 bed hospital located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne with specialties including Cardiac, Critical Care, Emergency Care Centre, Medical/Surgical Units, Paediatrics, Maternity, General and Cardiac Theatres, Endovascular Suite and Day Unit.


Responsibilities / Duties: 
  • Identification and resolution of operational issues associated with the effective management of HIS, liaising with the HIS Management team where appropriate
  • Assistance with prioritisation of clerical workload to ensure completion of essential tasks on a daily basis, including re-allocation of tasks as necessary
  • Ensuring the daily collection and maintenance of appropriate statistics to monitor departmental area workloads.
  • Development of sound processes and departmental procedures including documentation of same
  • Assistance with recruitment & induction of staff in HIS
  • Representation and promotion of HIS operational requirements through participation in interdepartmental and organisational committees and meetings
  • Project management as required


Essential: 
  • •Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent
  • Ability to be flexible and manage resources to meet company deadlines


Desirable: 
  • Knowledge of private sector funding models
  • Knowledge of WebPAS patient information system


Enquiries: 

Jenny Fitzpatrick
Chief Health Information Manager
Phone: (03) 9210 7071

Applications Close On: 
7 September 2018